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. >> hello and welcome to update news. >> thank you for joining us. san jose state's football team a winning season this year. the fans are coming to the stadium but not necessarily to watch the football game. lexi? >> that's right, tyler. you'd think a winning season mes rushing in to spartans stadium. as i've learned, that's not the case. football is not the only reason fans come to spartan stadium on saturdays. students like katie dunn go for the tailgate. >> i don't know, i feel like everyone is having a better time at the tailgate. when not a lot of people go it's not as much fun. >> that's exactly what spartan football is lacking, the support. sophomore john wearing a beer helmet says even if he does go in, he won't stay for the full game. >> oh, absolutely. every time at halftime i get wao tired and i have to pass out and go to sleep. >> some students say they're more interested in drinking hard alcohol, beer, and listening to music than cheering on their spartans. >> the more people that drink, the more of a possibility someone may use bad judgment, may get hurt or injured or suffer
i'móóóótyler huffmanóó live on campus....anóó if you work for minimum wage in san jose you can expect a raise. ....i'll have a live report student protest continues over tuition and fees on sjsu and other bay area campuses. the voters have decided prop 30 to fund schools... what it could mean for san jose state. update news starts now. hello and welcome to update news... im elliot alagueuzian. and i'm tim vantress... thanks for joining us. the passage of prop 30 would appear to be a cause for celebration...csu students will be getting tuition refunds but as briana villalobos reports this wasn't the case. ">>>students at san jose state protested at the president's office regarding three new fee proposals that are coming up in the november 13th and 14th board of trustees meeting. "we're a little bit confused why should our fees be going up if prop 30 just passed? we're tryna get more money from the state. we just had this new source of income, but for some reason it's still necessary to raise our fees even more." the csu chancellor proposed three new fees in september that could
to halt fee increases. that pleases students here at san jose state." "i'm really glad, it's really difficult for students to pay for tuition as it is. and without prop 30 it would've made it a lot harder." other students are struggling to pay their tuition through loans and financial aid." "now i have like the cal grant and the pel grant to help out and then i just have a bunch of loans and that's basically what it's going to be for me, it's just a bunch if loans because i don't have enough money to pay for college up front." freshman ryan poyet says he can't imagine what the situation would be like if he prop 30 hadn't pass." "it'd be a lot harder because the financial aid barely covered me for this year so i mean if it went up i would possibly have to pay off my own money and i barely have any money now." some students say the cuts and fee increases have made it harder to enroll in classes." "the first semester i tried to enroll, i didn't get the classes that i wanted, um yea it was really hard. but hopefully next semester i'll get better classes that i want." the 23 csu campus s
:00, san jose's catholic diocese has replaced a pastor. the bishop announced today, that father lou vu has stepped down. and reverend patrick brown will take his place. father vu was criticized for allowing a convicted sex offender to work as a volunteer. >>> a shooting in san jose today sent a teenager to the hospital. it happened about 3:00 this afternoon on mcloughlin avenue near summer side drive. officers found a 16, or 17-year- old victim with at least one gunshot wound. he was taken to the hospital. officers say he is expected to survive. there is no word tonight of any arrests. police say the shooting could be gang related. >>> in eight minutes, a college student gunned down amid violence that also injured a police officer. the rewards now offered in a search for a suspect who is still on the run. >>> the san francisco 49ers made a big statement tonight defeating the well regarded chicago bears 32-7 in a monday night showdown at candlestick park. the old ballpark also shown brightly. >> reporter: no doubt wanted to avoid that embarrassment they suffered during the monday night game
are experiencing minor delays. oakland and san jose have gate holds or arrival delays of 15 minutes or less and san francisco is also running smoothly tonight but about 10% of flights have had long delays and that is over 45 minutes. >>> this storm is racing across the bay area, packing a narrow cold front to produce the moderate to heavy rain as we just saw in jade's live shot. you can see at storm tracker two, the main focus in the southern half of the bay. this is the radar loop over -- over the past three hours. picking up in san jose and around the east bay around the fremont area. that darker shade of green, you can count on heavier downpours closer to union city, also out towards skylark, niles boulevard and school street. as we shift the maps up here, you'll notice still some lingering rain showers in the east bay. here is hayward and it is showing you activity to the east toward hayward and around the castro valley area as well. you can put that out in the lower left of your screen. quite a bit of rain on the radar and we are expecting a different weather forecast for tomorrow. coming up w
for a new police chief in san jose, city leaders with holding the first in a series of meetings seeking input from the public as it considers a replacement for police chief chris moore, who's leaving the post in mid-january. the meeting started just a few minutes ago, former police chief says that hiring a new chief in the current political and economic climate won't be an easy task. >> san jose is the least- staffed police department in the country. you've got a demoralized police force and the immediate future looks pretty bad fiscallily. >> today, the san jose police officers association said that official candidates have not been named but two names that keep surfacing, are fresno chief jerry dire, and jeff brazil. the next meeting it is scheduled for wednesday night. we do have a crew inside tonight's meeting. he'll with have more for you on 10:00 news. >>> other police.agencies need reinforcements, option that may have you reaching for your resume. >>> a san francisco deputy accused of robbed a bank appeared before court today. david explains why he remains free until his case is
from europe. >>> the city of san jose is raising its minimum wage before the level set by the state. live at san jose state, and tells us the vote could be the start of a whole new trend. >> reporter: frank, if you work in san jose and make minimum wage, you're getting a raise. you just have to look across the street to find a business affected. at grande restaurante, it will soon cost more dough for these employees that make dough. >> increased prices reduces sales. it's kind of hard right now. >> reporter: increasing the minimum wage from $8 an hour to $10 an hour. >> it means that i will be able to go off of food stamps, which i'm currently on, and i won't have to pick and choose between which bills i have to pay. >> it adds up over time. >> reporter: you can see by green on this map, the strongest support came from the downtown, northern, and eastern portions of san jose. >> it's obvious the voters of san jose really voted with their hearts, not their minds. >> reporter: starting next year, san francisco's rate will go up to $10.55 an hour. albuquerque, new mexico's wage will ri
who told us off camera it was parked here at this apartment complex at east san jose last night and this morning it was gone. schools in the area near the shooting remained open. >> i'm very unnerved dropping my child off at school this morning and getting a phone call from the principal that it was safe to get your kids off and going home to watch the news that they hasn't caught anybody. >> reporter: police released the description of the man, a latino man 20 to 25 years old, 5'6" to 5'9" tall. rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the los angeles times is reporting that amazon plans to build a massive new distribution center in the city of tracy and it could bring up to 1,000 new jobs to that community. it would be amazon's third distribution center in california. the new building would be close to three major freeways and only about 30 miles from another amazon distribution center being built in patterson. >>> someone, some where in this country could be a lot richer tomorrow night. the power ballot reu -- power ballot reu jackpot is now up to $500 million. california is one o
officials to discuss the decision-making process. in san jose robert honda, ktvu channel two news. >> crews in daly city where thousands of gallons of mud and water flooded the streets. officials say that 97,000 gallons of water was released when a water main broke on contusion. that's twice the amount first sought. tonight -- to keep more water out of that neighborhood. the city will be monitoring the area throughout the weekend. >> we'll have crews assigned to make sure that this structure that we constructed is functioning the way that it was designed to. >> city workers also laid out erosion netting and hey baes stabilized the hillside. keep kept mud from the streets. >>> a woman is arrested in san francisco on suspicion of a dui following a pursuit. she was driving on the fourth street onramp at about 2:00 a.m. the problem was that the ramp was closed for construction. as officers chased her. she struck a parked car at 15th and matoma, and another car was hit at 17th and mission where the woman was taken into custody. the chp identified here as 27- year-old barbara abaras with previous
's guilty verdict was read. vijayendran was the principal at san jose's elementary school. she testified she blooefd teacher craig chandler when he said he blindfolded a young student and touched her as part of a lesson on helen keller. members of the jury said today vijayendran didn't do what she should have. >> when you have the responsibility of huns of children in your care, you can't afford to drop the ball at an important moment like that. it was just -- it was -- she got horrible advice from hr, and she didn't do what she knew she should do. >> along with two years' probation, vijayendran was also sentenced to pay $600 in fines and restitution and serve 100 hour of community service. >>> a 67-year-old man from san ramon died this afternoon in a fiery car crash near brentwood. it happened about 1. 45 this afternoon on vasco road. the highway patrol says the subaru drifted across the lanes, overcorrect and had hit a mercedes head on. the driver of the mer say dees was killed while the subaru driver suffered minor injuries. a third car was hit but no one in that vehicle was hurt. northbo
good evening everyone. >> we have breaking news out of the south bay. san jose firefighters are battling a three-alarm fire in a six unit apartment complex on willow leaf drive west of the willow glen neighborhood. the san jose fire department says that a fire captain was hurt when the roof collapsed. being taken to the hospital. the fire is still burning in the top two units and four of the six units have fire or water damage. we have a crew on the way and almost there and we will bring you live coverage later in the newscast. >>> happening now at news chapter 2. opened their doors for shoppers for black friday. look at the line of cars. that is 580 in liver moore. they take the off ramp and then go to the mall. the outlet is new and getting huge crowds. also el petis opened up. jana katsuyama has the coverage. how many people out there. >> reporter: there were several hundred waiting to get in and take a look inside. it looks like a saturday ternoon. a lot of people here. obviously happy to spend their thanksgiving evening pushing around a shopping cart. they are not the
been linked to suicide and bizarre behavior. >>> san jose police say six men and one woman accused of fighting with officers at a house party last weekend are being charged with felonies and gang enhancements. officers arrested 42 people last friday night at this house on pat avenue. police say people threw things at them when they showed up to investigate reports of gunshots. the suspects range in age from 18 to 44 years old. >>> oakland police are not giving up in their effort to curb violent crime plaguing the city. ktvu's paul chambers tell us about the police chief's new plan to put more patrols on the street without hiring additional officers. >> reporter: leaving the city at a disadvantage when dealing with criminals. but the chief has a plan that will add 24 officers on the street on the weekend. >> we're asking officers to volunteer overtime to patrol the streets when we believe there's increase in crime. >> having some coverage, having some protection for the citizens of oakland is what we really need to work on. >> reporter: and the chief is doing just that. he added 20
to the cold. reporting live here in san jose, amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> from amber we turn now to ktvu chief meteorologist bill martin on just how low the temperatures will fall tonight. bill. >> it's going to be one of the coolest nights we've seen in a while. we know that because look at the current temperatures. in santa rosa it's 38 degrees. that's 6 degrees above freezing. check out napa, they're at 42 degrees. fairfield we're 42. in san jose right now we're at 40 degrees. tomorrow morning overnight lows check it out. 32 up in santa rosa. freezing there. napa 32 as well. we will see frost in many bay area inland valleys and there will be freezing temperatures in the coolest low lying areas. one of the coolest nights we've seen in a while. cooler night as we head into sunday morning. we'll have all the details on that. all of the forecasts for the weekend coming up we'll see you in a few minutes. >> early today people in the east bay hills woke up to the sound of this. falling hail. this is what it looked like near highway 18 and olaga avenue. the pea sized hail resembling
and arrested two people on unrelated weapon charges. >>> in san jose a firefighter is hospitalized tonight and 20 people are being forced to spend the night away from their homes after a three alarm fire at a complex. robert handa talked to one resident who told him exactly where the fire started. >> reporter: today clean up is underway. damage is being assessed and injuries are being treated after a fire roared through a townhouse on thanksgiving night. firefighters rushed to the complex around 8:30 after reports of a fast spreadg roof fire. one resident said flames erupted after an explosion. >> it sounded like gunshot. and so i just panicked, i grabbed my dog and i came outside and literally like the whole, like everything was just covered in smoke. >> reporter: the fire escalated to three alarms quickly. officials say eight firefighters were in the staircase area where part of it collapsed on they will. a firefighter had to be dug out. >> basically a cracked bound in his neck. and he just got a concussion. >> reporter: we also discovered there was more than one injury. captain cowen hu
out of san jose, and another out of oakland were canceled. a bay area woman says goodbye this halloween. the help she's going to provide in new york and how you can help here. >>> much of manhattan remains without power. but wall street is back in business thanks to generators. the new york mayor michael bloomberg range the opening bell at the stock exchange. bloomberg said we opening the markets is good for the city and the country. he said it is time for everyone to get back to work. both the dow, and nasdaq closed slightly lower. dropping 10 points a piece. some had feared volatility after the two day closure, but that didn't happen. ♪ [ music ] >>> the rain came down for many during the trick or treat festivities. right now, we've got rain throughout much of the bay area. still focused on the central part of the pay. san jose, and towards livermore, you remain dry. there's good news. scattered showers, heaviest rain so far has been in the north bay, where we've seen about an inch of rain. everybody else, a quarter of an inch. some areas about a half inch. some areas
abuse by a teacher. matt keller is live now in san jose to explain how one juror felt the responsibility went beyond just the principal. matt? >> reporter: we've been covering this story for months, today, the trial ended inside this courthouse with a guilty verdict. stood and listened as a guilty verdict was read for failing 30 report possible child abuse. eventually, she sat down and wiped tears from her eyes. >> we needed to be able to send a message that their obligation is to report, not to investigate. >> reporter: prosecutors say a student in east san jose went with her mother to the then principal to report suspicious activity about craig chandler. they say instead of going to the police, the principal spoke with district officials in chanldz letter about the vexes -- chandler about the investigation. chandler was arrested in january and going to charge for sexually abusing five students, including one after the report. she was immediately sentenced to two years of court probation. about $600 in fines, and about 100 hours of community service. the jurors said testimony during the
: workers in walnut creek down to san jose and all across the state have walked off the job in the company's first strike. some people still shopped at the store while others were convinced to walk away. >> go down to food max, cheaper than here. >> reporter: 47 stores working under the knob hills store walked out. change and health benefits are the number one concern. >> i have a son to support, son and a wife that's what i'm looking for. >> reporter: they looked for an increase in nonunion competition. >> there's a number of competitors that have come into the market. >> reporter: a raley's spokesman said that they gave a final offer four weeks ago. that wage package has now been implemented. >> this is the same wage change that is we have implemented throughout our country including our nonunion stores. >> these workers are out here because they're out here to provide a living wage to provide to their family. >> reporter: customers may notice a difference in the number of workers in their store but a contingency plan was in place and will remain in place. matt keller. >>> today was day
to the driveway at this family's home in san jose. the remodel is going to stay like this. >> it's pushed things back. hauling things out, he couldn't bring in a tractor because there was so much mud. >> reporter: the storm did little to help south bay ressive wars, currently at 75% of average for this time of year. >> the ground was dry, so we expected the water to just kind of soak in. now the ground is wet, so we're hoping the next series of storms will bring waters into the ressive wars. >> we had about 20 trees that were damaged by a broken limb or fell over. >> the city of san jose has free sand bags ready for residents and its equipment is ready to go. >> as soon as it starts raining they'll be out in the street. >> reporter: one problem? the colorful fall leaves clogging storm drains. >> at the peak there were 18,700 people without power. i just talked to p and g and they tell us there's about 150 customers in the dark. they expect to have them back online by 7:00 a.m. >>> storm number one went through during the morning commute. it made a mess. it was wet and windy the check out the rai
been gang-related. >>> a san jose policeman hunt. officers are looking for a homicide suspect and they have produce add sketch they hope a viewer will recognize. >> reporter: steven mostly misses his friend he met seven years ago. police say 22-year-old rory was killed by two men who carjacked him at this convenience store. ironically, his friend said he bought the car that day. >> it's just really sad to see somebody like that go. >> reporter: the men just commented four armed robberies in a 90-minute crime spree including this gas station and needed a get away car. one suspect, 26-year-old jonathan will banks was caught after a police chase and stand off. they shot video of the arrest that night. the other unidentified suspect is on the run. >> i really hope they find that guy and put him away forever. it's not fair at all. >> reporter: today assistant police chief released a sketch of the run away suspect who jumped out of the car during the police chase. he's described as a 20 to 25-year-old male around 6 feet tall and 200 pounds. the police officer's association and
to return to court next month. san jose police are also looking for a hit and run driver in the allen rock neighborhood today. this happened right near jackson and allen rock heavy. police station say the man may not have been in the crosswalk he was hit after 6:00 a.m. by two vehicles. the according to investigators, the first driver drove away. traffic was tied up in that area and vta had to reroute some buses. the victim's name is being withheld until the next of kin is notified. >> for an already heart broken mother, authorities in -- found fell down a cliff in a water- filled quarry while searching for this cat. police searched for 59-year-old andrew malyon for hours. fire officials say that they have not found a hole in the fence, and neighbors suspect that he climbed over. he was searching for this cat in the rain and likely slipped and fell into the water 2378. >>> a san francisco sheriff deputy faces misdemeanor charges following a confrontation. 36-year-old deputy mansoya green was arrested on six charges, including making criminal threats and possession of a deadly weapon. green
, fairfield and san jose stores are also planning a work stoppage tomorrow, walmart employees are not unionized and now a company's spokeswoman says the giant retailer offers benefits. >>> fire officials are looking for the cause of a fire that started at the hong kong hair and beauty center. based on the similar fire at this same location. investigators are calling this one armed blaze suspicious, there were no reports of any injuries. >>> there's new information tonight about a brazen shoot- out that started last night on edwards avenue. the bullet-ridden vehicles were abandoned right on the vehicle after being shot. >> we had some very good witnesses -- so we called them and following up on that aspect to try to determine what they saw and try to put this together. >> police say no one showed up at hospital emergency rooms with wounds related to this incident. they did detain a 16-year-old boy, however. >>> authorities say the body of 33-year-old jose estrada, a cook, and may have been on his way home in alameda. it turns out, it was muni metro equipment and can and knot t
throughout the bay area. amazing in san jose. emeryville, walnut creek. a as you can see it has been a fun, fun event for all. if you still want to donate a coat you have until the end of the month. just bring in any gently used or new coat. bring it down to where you see a 1 warm coat barrel. all for a good cause. reporting live. back to you. >>> instagram broke records after people shared photos on the site. people shared more than 10 million thanksgiving-themed photos yesterday. according to a company blog, more than 200 thanksgiving photos were posted every second for several hours yesterday. >>> still to come, r&b super star who made time for the homeless. kicking off in the south bay. something is missing. why organizers are saying it this year's christmas in the park is incomplete. >>> a warm weekend ahead. meteorologist mark tamayo will join us with how high the temperatures will get hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test driv
in the south san jose. but you can see there are very few cars or people here after an evacuation of woman's locker room. firefighters didn't take any chances inside using self- contained breathing apparatuses. personal trainer told me what happened right before they evacuated about 150 people from the building. >> one of my other clients came up to me and said, hey marlon there's something really strong in the bathroom. really strong and burning sensation, her eyes were burning and her -- she was coughing right after. >> reporter: a firefighter told me about 45 minutes ago that the odor was caused by eucalyptus room. the symptoms dissipate about an hour and a half. all of the victims went home and not to the hospital. i just we -- i just went back in and talked to club staff and they told me they will close at their regular hour at 11:00 and open at 5:00 in the morning. they also told me that the locker room is back open. >>> a sink hole opened up this afternoon swallowing the back wheels of a truck. the incident happened about 4:30 today. these pictures from a neighborhood blog show th
in san jose, but nothing happened. >> it's frustrating to not have somebody handle it in an appropriate manner. >> reporter: target and other stores put up signs asking customers not to give. >> i said who is this lady. they said they don't want her. they said call the cops and i did. >> did the plus come? >> no. >> reporter: san jose police spokesman used to work in fraud. he says the unit has gone from eight to two detectives. >> i spent probably the most amount of hours on a fraud case only to find out the punishment they received was far less than some violent criminal received, and they got away with a lot more money. >> reporter: street officers don't check to see if the tax id number is valid. in this case it isn't. the number is for a city business license you get online. the person who runs the office told us, the information you submit, even your name is not vary fied. if they had checked like we did, at the location listed for rosalee house, they would find this motel, and folks who say they've never heard of it. >> is it stealing? >> reporter: i would say it is. sharon mille
's starting to sag through. this thing is dragging, barely moving. san jose what's going on? nothing. some drizzle at best. i'm going to show you how it steps through time as we head through tomorrow morning. and there's going to be some of this left over for the morning commute. see you back here. >>> a san jose charity is trying to put a thanksgiving meal on as many tables as possible. city team international handed out turkeys and the fixings to 3,000 families. city team also served up turkey dinners to hundreds of people today and it will continue to do so in the coming days. the head chef says the goal is to put a little joy in the lives of their guests. >> a package stolen right off of a front porch in seven minutes, a video police hopes will lead to an arrest and how you can uz >>> there is a major change tonight in the labor despite involving bay area nurses at ten local hospitals. >> what do we do? >> stand up, fight back. >> nurses staged walk outs tonight in several hospitals. health care corporation of america. now fishes at one hospital sutter delta have decided to uni lateral
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entertainmen. the that's the latest from here. >>> in the south bay officials in san jose hope to make this halloween more treat than trick. they note that children are more likely to take fall on halloween than any other night of year due to darkness and tripping on costumes. today emergency medical workers handed out safety tips and neon bracelets. san francisco police are investigating a shooting in the tenderloin deliberate acceptability two people the hospital. this happened just before 3 almost 3 this afternoon. cell phone video from the witness shows the scene not far from civic center plaza. police say they have no reason to believe the shooting is related to the celebration of the giants. but the crowds in the area witnesses say it was chi yachtic. >> i was thought it was fire works but then i saw people scattering running and you kept hearing it in rapid succession. so you knew right away it was gunshots. >> police say one of the men shot was treated and released. the other has life threatening injuries. they believe the shooting of gang related. no arrests yet. >>> the city
in san jose. the workers' union is protesting cuts to health benefits as well as the company's plan to eliminate premium pay for sundays. >> i started when i was 18. i believe in this company and i still believe in it and that's why i'm here standing for my rights. >> rali says that a union officer was arrested for crossing a line. the company i should a statement that the union leaders have denied employees the right to vote on their contract offer and that the store must reduce operating costs authorized to stay competitive. >>> the man accused for -- one day after california voters upheld capital punishment. a jury today found 49-year-old 19 thanburg guilty for two counts of murder for gunning down her girlfriend. and killing multiple victims which qualified him for execution. >>> there's a new development tonight in the case of the cal swim coach who sued the marod school district. christian klenen says that -- in the 1990's. the district recently packed turn out when its lawyers in turn, accused him as being negligent and careless. well, today the district withdrew that claim p
home page. one car ended up on top of another in a four car crash. this crash happened in san jose. it's not clear if the crash was weather related but the road was wet at the time. this crash took place just before 3:30 this afternoon. one person did sustain minor injuries. >>> we're following development, following news of a rape of a 13-year-old girl. the rape happened at castro park in mountain view sometime around 5:30 last night. that's when police responded to a report of a sexual assault. they say the victim had been drinking alcohol there with an adult man and two teenage boys. police arrested mario pinto and two 17-year-olds on suspicion of rape. >>> a woman says she woke to find an intruder inside her bedroom. palo alto police say they may step up patrol and add staffing following a home invasion last night. >> it's surprising, it's really surprising. and kind of scary. >> it's more like a weird shock, like what's happening here. >> reporter: it happened at this apartment complex off of hawthorn avenue. the victim a stanford graduate was asleep when the man broke in. investi
. >> reporter: because he has to cover the price of gas and commutes from san jose, he pays close attention to gas prices. >> i see it's trending down, it's given me a little more room to breathe. >> reporter: in san francisco the average cost for a gallon is $3.48. in oakland you will pay $3.03. san jose $4.01 and vallejo $3.98. cars lined up at this shop because of the price, $3.59 a gallon. >> cheapest gas in san jose. >> that's why you come here. >> i always come here. >> my wife entirely thinks i'm not very smart that i drive 6 miles to get something that's 6- cents a gallon cheaper. >> you go to san francisco quite a bit, at least once a month. but the gas is too high right now. >> reporter: likely too high for this pizza delivery man to stay in a job he enjoys. >> i already considered getting a different job. something where i'm not depending on my car. >> reporter: the governor took action to switch to winter gasoline sooner. reporting live in san jose, maureen naylor, ktvu. >>> >> coming up at 10:30, what new jersey governor chris christie is doing to help ease a gas crunch in the
that is historically absent. maureen naylor is live now in san jose state to explain why young voters could tip the scales in a very tight race, maureen. >> reporter: campaign buttons are nothing new but tonight red and blue glow sticks and new technology to encourage those young voters. this 21-year-old foothill college student voted for the very first time. >> i guess when i was younger i was pretty apathetic about it but now that i'm old enough to do it i see why it's important to do it. >> reporter: he's part of a group of voters from 18 to 25 that usually don't turn out to vote. an energetic crowd was out trying to get the vote out. >> i was very excited about the whole day. >> reporter: and a little music for a voting block that tends to trend to vote for a certain party. compared to 74% of those 65 and older, younger voters are more trusting of the government and less interested in politics. at san jose state there were many empty seats. >> hey, what are you doing right now? >> reporter: those students stood outside trying to get others in. they also used this poster that links devices d
. authorities say an off duty san jose police officer just happened to be near by and went to the crash scene to help. the chp has not released any information about injurys in the chp stepped up patrol this upcoming holiday weekend and made hundreds of drunk driving arrests. but as paul chambers reports, it wasn't just alcohol that proved to be dangerous. >> reporter: with thanksgiving in your rear-view mirror, patrols are out in effect. this car burned beyond recognition was involved in a high speed collision along interstate 80 and crockett. you can see parts of northbound 101 looked like a parking lot. just before 8:30 saturday night a woman was killed on the freeway stopping traffic for more than two hours. >> it's still under investigation at this time and that's one of those incidents where a pedestrian find themselves on the freeway, we don't know why. >> reporter: chp says in more than 50% of their vehicle related accidents people were not wearing seat belts. investigators say that appears to have been the case in palo alto accident that killed two sisters. four of the family members
happening right now. >> starts at $57,000 but for many people browsing at in san jose, the main concern is how far the electric car can travel. >> it's a big, big change, though, to having a -- a -- a dedicated range you can't go beyond. >> now expect today ramp up production here at his plant, which will help because the customer wait for a new order is already nine months long. from fremont, robert honda ktvu channel 2 news. >>> after hours of waiting and braving very cold weather, huns of videogame lofrs finally have their copy of call of duty block ops 2. >> three, two, one, yeah. >> about 400 people were lined up in front of the game stop on market street in san francisco overnight where the videogame's midnight release. some were in line for nearly 12 hours. the game is set in the year 2025. it centers around a 21st century cold war. >>> the man who guided the oakland a's through their improbable post-season run received one of baseball's top honors today. bob melvin was selected the american league manager of the yeefrment the a's won the western division on the last day of the s
happy to see the rain. >> i drive to san jose every day you know for a commute. driving over 17 you see the reservoir and it's just so low. >> reporter: tonight meant closing the door on dry weather, opening up the umbrellas, bringing out the winter jackets. but it doesn't mean more business for this tree service yet. >> it doesn't start until a little later. >>> here's the deal. this is not a giant storm but i tell you what the rain hit right at the afternoon commute. it's a friday, it's going into the holiday week. you put rain on top of that and you have a mess. a half inch showing up in some north bay places. check out santa rosa, it's raining pretty hard in santa rosa. a little over . .25 of an inch an hour. let's check out rainfall here, we're doing about. 06 -- .06 of an inch an hour that's not aggressive. most of the rain really has been north. there's been a bit of action. a lot of this activity widely scattered. i'll get to that with the latest computer model then we'll go to storm number two which gets here as we roll into your saturday. all your details back here at about 1
at lower 70s at 71. san jose, beautiful, lower 70s, 73 degrees, san francisco, inches closer to the 70 degree mark. going 69 by 3:00 tomorrow afternoon. here is a look ahead to your five-day forecast. your week weekend in view. more warming for monday and tuesday. >>> ed lee set aside time today to have fun on market street. [music] >> he joined public works on market and powell today for a lively game of peupg pong. part of the better market street -- ping-pong. part of the better market street. it stretches to the embarcadero. thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. tonight, a surprise at gas pump and we are live at san francisco at the parade underway right now. we are always here for you at n tv36
of injuries. >>> an expressway bus connecting -- connecting san francisco, san jose and reno is now back by popular demand. mega bus.com is now expanding its service to san francisco which it previously served in 2007 and 2008. now fares start at 1 dollar if you book early, the price then goes up as your travel date gets closer. >> so it should be a very easy trip. there's wifi, you can do work, which is far better than being stuck behind the wheel getting aggravated by the traffic. >> mega bus says that the expansion creates 80 new jobs. >>> it is official, collin caver nic is -- subpoenaed. >> collin, we believe that the hot hand and will go we'll go with collin. >> it's a great chance to lead this team and show that we're a great team and we can go into the playoffs and win games. >> coach jim harbaugh's -- so does. deserve deserve a spot in baseball's hall of fame. that's the members of the baseball. conundrum as they make the decision in the coming weeks. the former giant is on the ballot for the first time along with roger clemens and same sosa. they are all accuse much of using
million this weekend alone in the u.s. and canada. reporting live at santana row and san jose, maureen naylor. >>> the golden state warriors are one step closer to moving to san francisco. the city's board of supervisors budget committee yesterday approved the arena deeming the $1 billion construction project fiscally feasible. the team plans to build the new arena along piers 30 and 32. >>> a bankruptcy court has approved a deal to sell the former home of solyndra the failed solar company. the court approved the sale to seagate technology company for $90 million. there were no other bids though. >>> the hostess bakery company is planning to close down their plants across the country if union workers do not return to the plant. hostess runs 36 plants across the country including this bakery in oakland. if the strike didn't end today, the president said he would liquidate the company. but the deadline came and went with neither side backing down. hostess is expecting to announce its next move sometime tomorrow. >>> president obama visits new york. his promise today to a region hit hard
imagery, san jose. temperatures in the -- afternoon, pacifica we're in the upper sixties out toward antioch and fairfield. we do have partly cloudy skies. it is cool out. there, tomorrow, a sun/cloud mix. we do warm things up over the weekend, in fact by sunday, warmest locations inland approaching the 80-degree mark, 80 degrees, first thing tomorrow morning, partly cloudy skies, watch out for some dense fog reforming intentionally in the inland valleys but i have noticed the past few hours, some fog regrouping over the coastside, and down over by the bay bridge as well. once again this will be a concern first thing tomorrow morning, some fog, visibility's down to about a quarter of a mile, especially the inland valleys, pointing out to santa row is a. and look what happens in the -- a weak system moves in, but it will generate a few extra high clouds as we do head in the afternoon hours. look at the cloud cover moving into the region, friday afternoon, we'll have partly cloudy skies, maybe a few mostly cloudy observations, but no raindrops, it will be a dry day for friday and right
be tonight but the big hit was this afternoon. more scattered showers in the bay area forecasts. the san jose, what we can expect as we go into the next 12 hours and overnight. it will be very chilling and very cold, so overnight lows, 40 in napa, 46 in vallejo. it's cool for having a rainy day like we did with clouds. the next couple of mornings that will be freezing. we will see boston some areas in freezing temperatures especially in the north. and in the mountains that winter weather advisory stays in the back. we have pictures of some significant snow and it's continuing to spell. so if you have travel plans, take that change. >>> and and the logos off and the cool air remained behind and we have a frosty morning with prison temperatures and dry forecast. the weekend will be marked by very cool and cold overnight lows but sunny conditions during the day. and, and it dies out as we go through the afternoon. and there are showers in the area, around 6: 6:00 under the waves went through. keep the jacket handy tomorrow because this will be one of those days. you will see more sometime tomor
are investigated. >>> we have new information concerning a suspect in a homicide violation in san jose. someone called 911 after 5:30 this morning. that call hung up before an operator could answer. patrol officers were busy with car crashes, just after seven clock they arrived at home it -- seven clock they arrived at home. it was another hour until they want in as they waited for animal control to move the dog. >> i pushed the dog open, a female in need of medical attention. >> the dead woman's name has not been released but tonight the police release this photo of the suspect, 50-year-old troy nesendo who lived at that home with his wife. he believed to be driving a gray pick up truck. the homicide rate is now at a 15 year high. >>> new at accept clock, with popularity riding -- new at 7:00, with popularity riding high with a new movie, surfers are kicking off the surf contest. >> reporter: it is days away. maverick season is open. the ocean was calm on this perfect day to start the surf contest season. big wave surfers came from all over the world to celebrate the 5 month window open. it w
of delays that plagued passengers all day. impacting san jose and oakland airport. >> because of the bad weather we had to fly over oakland to come in to land and that causes problems with delays lays. travel osty sent tweet updates. >> we have about 43 million travelers this week and it's quite an increase over last year. >> some tried to leave early but were ready for slower traffic. >> make sure windshield wipers are good and what else can you do? it's nothing compared to the rest of the country. >> usually some traffic jams and people hitting their breaks a lot. >> it slows things down, but you know it's god's liquid sun sibb. so we enjoy it. we just have to work around it. >> back here at sfo the faa is restricting arrival to just 25 flights per hour instead of the 60 flights per how. so if you do come to the airport make sure you come ahead. >>> well the splash showers have hit most of us for the day over the north bay. over the last hour we have seen the system finally begin to shift over the central bay. we will show you again we've got steady rain continuing over the north bay a
. it was parked here at this apartment come flex east san jose last night and this morning it was gone. >> i'm very unnerved dropping my child at the school and then watch the news that they hadn't caught anybody. >> the suspect is a latino man wearing a black and white flannel shirt with horizontal stripes. they're not sure if he was injured in the shooting. >>> a preliminary hearing is under ware if a man suspected of gunning down a police officer. henry smith is acause of shooting and killing james kapool lastier. the today a police officer look l testified that smith looked directory at him. he also testified he heard three shot before finding the body. if trained convicted smith could paying the death penalty. >>> friends and family gathering at the university. the concert was held late this afternoon. where on april 17 2-ened sen people shot and killed. today's concert was a part of the dedication ceremony of the new memory garden. people in san francisco are remembering the lay mayor and supervisor have a vigil and march today. the group then walked to the ksa transaction, district an
of them were from kennedy international airport in new york, newark airport. san jose airports reported no delays but they are fewer flights to the east coast. >>> in live storm tracker up and going. we have snow in the mountains widely scattered showers. widely scattered showers around here. just offshore now we have these showers getting ready to move in. they are very light and they are widely scattered stuff. the biggest hit was at about 1:00 or 2:00. more of that stuff out there tomorrow. i'm going to show you in our latest computer model. tomorrow morning overnight lows they're going to be chilly. 40 in napa. that's really cold. 46 in vallejo, when the kids head to school they're going to need jackets, they're going to need them in the morning, they're going to need them all day. there is a chance for more showers tomorrow. not as much as we had today but more tomorrow. i'll see you back here with that and your five day forecast with your weekend in view. >> we have a spinach recall to tell you about tonight. >>> also dualing protests as a new restaurant opens its doors. the contr
from san jose. tells us some stores are now trying to turn thanksgiving day into what you might call black friday. >> reporter: we just learned today that target will be starting its black friday deals on friday night as more and more retailers are trying to get your shopping dollars even earlier this year. >> reporter: it's already looking a lot like christmas in santana row even though thanksgiving does not get here until next week. >> i'm going to get up at 2:00 in the morning. i'll be standing in line just because. i'm going to be looking for clothes and stuff like that at the mall. >> reporter: midnight, going shopping. buying the best deal that i can. >> reporter: but midnight might be too late for the best deals at some of the biggest retails. target announced today it is opening up at 9:00. toys r' us and sears will be opening at 9:00 p.m. toys r' us are also doing something different by staggering its saleless. the -- sales. and some businesses are going to match prices. now amazon.com customers must pay sales tax. but it might not be enough to change shopping habits. >> so
lock. but it often acts as a deterrent. san jose police says one a bike is stolen the best way to get it back is with a serial number and a detailed description or photo. >> reporter: the officer on the beat who's riding around. he sees someone on the bicycle. any other day of the week he might drive by that person. if he has a good description of the boing and serial number go off. that may be an easy arrest. >> reporter: here's an interesting note. san jose police say in an effort to leave the crime, leaving your bike unlocked, may get you sited for it. >>> the investigation was carried out by the san francisco police department in the silican valley internet crimes against children task force. investigators say they identified the suspects in chat rooms then obtained warrants for their ip addresses and warrants for their suspect's homes where they found child pornography. the men arrested were all men between 25 and 48 years old. >>> a jury convicted a man for the murder of four women. the charges were so numerous it took 39 minutes to read all the verdicts. jurors convicted fredri
- 60s. san jose 65, san mateo 63. monday night football at candle stick lots of cloud cover there and temperatures in the upper 50s for kick off. the five day forecast with your weekend always in view. there's a look of a shower tuesday. busy travel day wednesday. then just a sun-cloud mix. does look dry for thursday. a good news for thanksgiving. >> thank you, mark. >> thank, mark. >>> tomorrow night the san rafael city council will consider a new agreement with the city's new independent minor league baseball team. the san rafael pacifics played 42 games at albert park during the first season and raised money. noise levels as well as jaywalking along anderson drive will be looked at. it will also last three years instead of just one year. >>> coming up you have to hear wh [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outle
sawyer in san jose tonight he 28ed admonish my students and friends, vote, thesis props matter, now. this precedency matters, now. you can join the conversation at facebook.com/ktvu. find us again at twitter on twitter at ktvu and add the harsh tag ktvu2012. >> another comment here. lauren blakley tweeted to us, i am in california now but i live in georgia. and i am registered to vote in florida. she says she still found a way to vote, urging everyone to stay on-line and make their voices heard. back to you. >> how about that. >>> more presidential election results now. this time from out west. heather and ken are back now with the latest numbers. >> we got the first numbers from the west. one of the states, a swing state, the state of colorado with the 9 votes. right now president barack obama has the 52-48% lead against romney. in colorado we are still watching to see the final numbers. newmexico is a state that the president is expected to carry. he also is doing well there right now. 56% to 44% for mitt room tphaoáe. we have numbers from iowa, one of the swing states, this is s
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